Safety Articles

Facility managers are often charged with health and safety responsibilities, including fire safety and alarm systems, OSHA inspections, ergonomics, emergency preparedness and disaster planning, and much more.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: TRACTION TREAD™ GLOW

This product from ZERO International is designed to guide occupants during... [...]

Americans Split on Safety of Nuclear Energy

While over half of those surveyed were concerned about the danger of future nuclear energy plant meltdowns, nearly the same percent suggested that nuclear power plants will be safer in the future because of newer technologies making plants meltdown... [...]

Tyson Foods Sentenced to Pay Fine for OSHA Violation That Led to Worker Death

Earlier this month, Tyson Foods Inc. was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Arkansas to pay the maximum fine for willfully violating worker safety regulations that led to a worker's death in its River Valley Animal Foods (RVAF) plant in Texarkana,... [...]

Senior Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Protect Chemical Facilities

This legislation makes CFATS permanent and enhances the program by making facilities, as a part of their vulnerability assessments, analyze how they can change their internal processes to reduce the consequences of a terrorist attack at their... [...]

OSHA Seeking Applicants for $7 million in Safety & Health Training Grants

OSHA is soliciting applications for nearly $7 million in Susan Harwood Training Grants available to nonprofit, community, and faith-based organizations. Applications are due July 24,... [...]

IFMA's Pandemic i-Session Available On Demand

This i-session helps fms prepare for current and future pandemics by focusing on challenges and priorities. Case studies from the current swine flu pandemic will be used to assist participants with establishing response... [...]

U.S. Labor Department's OSHA Strengthens Integrity of Outreach Training Program

In an effort to crack down on fraudulent trainers, OSHA is strengthening the integrity of its 36-year-old Outreach Training Program by improving how trainers become authorized to teach and ensuring these trainers are in compliance with OSHA program... [...]

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Fever Alert

This product line from Wahl Instruments is designed to help facility professionals maintain the health of their... [...]

Survey On Hand Washing Practices

Ninety-four percent of respondents said they always wash their hands after visiting a restroom. They don't think so highly of their... [...]

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Power Showers!

According to the results of a study conducted in the UK on behalf of Kohler Mira Limited, soaping up during the work day can increase productivity and creativity for employees in certain industries.... [...]